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Swamp Fox Flyer 2013

Swamp Fox Flyer 2013

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All you need to know about the Swamp Fox Festival.
All you need to know about the Swamp Fox Festival.

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Saturday, Sept. 7
Family Breakfast
City Square Park, 7
th
Avenue and 10
th
Street
7:00 a.m.
 –
9:45 a.m.
The Marion Metro Kiwanis Club will serve up breakfast starting at 7:00 a.m.The menu includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice and milk. Enjoy this tastybreakfast for only $5, $3 for children 6-12, and those 5 and under are free.
5K Run/Walk
City Square Park, 7
th
Avenue and 10
th
Street
8:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Farmers State Bank 
Start the day off right, running or walking through the fine city of Marion. TheCedar Valley Running Association (CVRA) organizes the event. Completedetails, including registration forms and a course map are available atwww.cvra.net/races/swamp-fox.The registration fee is $18 before Aug. 24, $20before Sept. 1 and $25 up to the morning of the race.
Art & Craft Fair/Farmers’ Market
 
Parking lot east of City Square Park and along 6
th
Avenue
9:00 a.m.
 –
2:00 p.m.
Some 20 to 30 vendors will be set up to give you the opportunity to pick up thatunusual item for yourself or for your home.
Swamp Fox Festival Parade
Starts at Marion High School, goes north on 15
th
Street, turns west on 7
th
Avenueto City Square Park
10:15 a.m.
Sponsored by Linn Cooperative Oil Co. and Linn County REC 
 A signature event of the Swamp Fox Festival, this parade is one you won’t want
to miss.
Activities in the Park
City Square Park, 7
th
Avenue and 10
th
Street
10:15 a.m.
 –
2:30 p.m.
The park will be populated with booths from non-profit organizations. Some willbe selling a variety of food items and others will be sharing information.
Children’s Activity Center 
 
Northwest corner of City Square Park
11:30 
 –
2:30 p.m.
Kids can get crafty with a variety of materials and create a one-of-a-kindmasterpiece.
Children’s Fun Zone
Near City Square Park, along 6
th
Avenue
11:30 
 –
2:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Heritage BankYoungsters will be able to bounce the day away on a variety of inflatable rides.$1 admission.
Truckstop Souvenir 
Noon
 –
2:00 p.m.
Sit back and enjoy this entertaining folk and blues duo from Fairfield.
Friday, Sept. 6
The Old Settlers Celebration
Lowe Park, 4500 10
th
Street
10:30 a.m. brunch, 11:30 a.m. program
Longtime Marion residents are encouraged to attend this traditional
opening event of the Swamp Fox Festival. This year’s program
features Dr. Richard Tyler of Humanities Iowa with his presentation
“Your Grampa and Gramma’s Farm.” The presentation is free and
open to the public. Senior citizen of the year will be recognized, aswell as the oldest people present. Cost of the meal is $8.00. RSVP byWednesday, Sept. 4 by calling the Parks & Recreation Department at377-4846, or e-mail tov_hansen@msn.com. 
Swamp Fox Golf Tournament
Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course, 2901 Hunters Ridge Road
 
2:00 p.m., shot gun start 
Sponsored by University of Iowa Community Credit Union &Michelle Havener, State Farm Insurance
This four person best shot tournament returns to the festival this year.Team up with your family, friends or co-workers, for a fun fallafternoon of golf. Only $45 per player and prizes will be awarded.$10,000 cash prize for a hole-in-one on hole #4,
sponsored by Sheets, Forrest, Draper Insurance Agency .
Register your team bycalling 319-377- 4846 before Sept. 3.
Picnic in the Park
City Square Park, 7
th
Avenue and 10
th
Street
5:00-7:30 p.m.
Enjoy friends, neighbors, food and music on Friday night in UptownMarion. The Marion Noon Lions Club will serve up the meal, $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.
Craig Erickson and Natalie Brown
City Square Park, 7
th
Avenue and 10
th
Street
5:00 p.m.
 Enjoy the talents of blues/funk guitarist, singer and songwriter 
 –
CraigErickson plus the Celtic, jazz, funk, folk, and bluegrass musicalstylings of violinist -
Natalie Brown. It’s
a winning combination!
Carol Montag and Carlis Faurot
City Square Park, 7th Avenue and 10th Street
7:00 p.m.
This gifted duo plays guitar and violin and will appeal to audiences of all ages and musical sensibilities. Enjoy a combination of originals,folk, jazz, blues and gospel. 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 www.cityofmarion.org
Updated 8.28.13
 
 
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